OS Identification : Linux Distribution

Info Nessus Plugin ID 25335

Synopsis

It is possible to identify the remote operating system by looking at certain files.

Description

This plugin attempts to identify the operating system type and version by looking at certain files on the remote operating system (e.g., '/etc/redhat-release' on Red Hat).

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25335

File Name: os_fingerprint_linux_distro.nasl

Version: 1.34

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 2007/05/25

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 25251

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/OS/uname